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HERO8 Black - Digital Lenses (formerly known as FOV)

by GoPro GoPro ‎10-02-2019 09:51 PM - edited ‎10-08-2019 01:02 AM
Question

What are Digital Lenses?


Where does it apply?

HERO8 Black


Answer

Digital lenses (formerly referred to as FOV) let you choose how much of the scene is captured by your camera.

The different lenses also affect the zoom level and fisheye effect in your shot. For Video mode, SuperView captures the largest field of view while Narrow captures the smallest.



Each shooting mode has specific lens options:

ModeTraditional modeSuperViewWideLinearNarrow
VideoVideo(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
TimeWarp (tick)(tick)(tick)
Time Lapse Video (tick)(tick) 
Night Lapse Video (tick)(tick) 
PhotoSingle Photo (tick)(tick)(tick)
Burst (tick)(tick)(tick)
Night Photo (tick)(tick)(tick)
Time Lapse Photo (tick)(tick)(tick)
Night Lapse Photo (tick)(tick)(tick)



The FOV (Field of View) ranges for each of the lenses are:

Aspect Ratio

Digital Lens

Zoom Level / 
(EIS)

Vertical
FOV

Horizontal
FOV
Diagonal
FOV
Distortion
4:3

 

Wide0% (EIS=Off)94.4º

122.6º

149.2ºWide
Wide100% (EIS=Off)49.1º64.6º79.7ºWide
Linear0% (EIS=Off)70.0º86.0º98.7ºLinear
Linear0% (EIS=On)71.0º86.7º100.0ºLinear
Linear100% (EIS=Off)38.7º50.0º60.5ºLinear
Linear100% (EIS=On)39.4º51.0º61.6ºLinear
NarrowFixed (EIS=Off)53.7º

68.0º

80.3ºLinear

16:9

 

 

 

SuperView

Fixed (EIS=Off)94.4º122.6º149.2ºSuperView
Wide0% (EIS=Off)69.5º118.2º133.6ºWide
Wide100% (EIS=Off)35.7º62.2º70.8ºWide
Linear0% (EIS=Off)55.2º85.8º93.7ºLinear
Linear0% (EIS=On)56.7º87.6º95.5ºLinear
Linear100% (EIS=Off)29.4º50.0º56.3ºLinear
Linear100% (EIS=On)30.0º51.0º57.4ºLinear

Narrow

Fixed (EIS=Off)41.6º

68.0º

75.5ºLinear
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